Pilliga pronounced – Pill – ig -a
Pilliga is situated 105km West of Narrabri,approximately 60kms North West of Gwabegar.It takes aprroximately 1.5 Hours to drive from Narrabri to Pilliga (80kms approximately being sealed road)Current Roadwork is being carried out on this road.Pilliga is accessible by road from five directions and once an important centre on the Cobb & Co route. The hotel is a good place to start your visit. the owners will be able to direct you to such attractions as the artesian bore baths, black bowling “green” and the historic cemetary with its authentic Indian Tombs.
The Pilliga Artesian Bore Baths was constructed in 1902 as a permanent town water supply after a severe drought. The bore has become a popular recreational activity for swimming and the therapeutic value of mineral water has been regonised by many locals over the years. The Water temperature of the Pilliga Bore is 37 Degrees.
The area abounds with wildlife. Kangaroos, Koalas and Emus can often be seen grazing in their natural surrounds.
Pilliga has facilities such as a Police Station,Post Office,Primary School,General Store,Cafe,park with Public amenities,Tennis Court and Club,Cricket ground & Club,Racecourse and visiting Doctor,supported playgroup,Socail Fishing Club and outdoor multi sporting facilities.( No Petrol Available in Pilliga)
Activites and Experiences at Pilliga
- Banking Facilities
- Post Office
- Public Telephone
- Sporting Facilities
- Takeaway Food
- Tennis Court
Nearest Airport: Narrabri (110kms)
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